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Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier From January 26 To February 2, 2019

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Welterweight prizefighting champion Emile Griffith soars to celebrity status yet ends up in solitude after accidentally killing his opponent in the ring.

Composed by one of today's greatest jazzmen—trumpeter Terence Blanchard—, this is a moving account of a forbidden love in mid-20th century American society.


  • Producer / Presenter : Opéra de Montréal
  • Venue : Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
  • Duration : 2 h 40 including a 20 min intermission
  • Composers : Terence Blanchard & Michael Cristofer
  • Language : English with English and French surtitles
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Photo credit: Ken Howard
Photo credit: Ken Howard
Photo credit: Ken Howard
Photo credit: Ken Howard





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